Domino's Pizza in Nigeria. Pizza companies, Debonairs Pizza

Bread or Pizza: Domino’s is slipping and competitors are taking note

Years ago, Dominoes’ Pizza was like the national cake —everyone wanted a piece of it. The American company sat comfortably atop the pizza market in Nigeria, making it a bad business move for any company venturing into it. But now, competitors can breathe easy, as the “Pizza King” is losing its grip gradually.
Shoprite, SPAR International, Supermarkets chains, Growth outlook

Superstores in Nigeria: Can SPAR and Shoprite’s business models keep them afloat?

The two superstores worthy of note in Nigeria are Shoprite and SPAR.
Samsung Galaxy Fold Vs Huawei Mate X

Foldable Phones: Is Nigeria ready for the new mobile innovation?

Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X are the new kids in the block.
Tyre brands

Tyre brands in Nigerian market battle for market share 

The Nigerian market has become the most sought after for international tyre manufacturers on the continent because of its huge market potential.

Product Review: The Nigerian Cigarette market has only one winner

Figures from the World Health Organization show that over 1.1 billion people light up cigarettes worldwide
Paint Brands, Product Review

Product Review: Big brands dominating Nigeria’s Paint market

In Nigeria, paint manufacturing companies have been in existence since the early sixties.
Product Review: How brands are competing in Nigeria’s Biscuits market

Product Review: How brands are competing in Nigeria’s Biscuits market

The Nigerian consumer market remains an attractive space for investors, especially the biscuit makers.
Alcoholic bitters

Who’s winning the bitters brand battle in Nigeria’s bitter-sweet consumer market?

The market for bitters is gradually heating up in the Nigerian beverage market.
Seasoning cubes, knorr, maggi

These Seasoning cubes are setting the Nigerian food market on fire

Over the years, food seasoning has formed a very important aspect of cooking.
Malt drinks in Nigeria

Nigerian brewers continue to battle for supremacy in the Malt market

In Nigeria, malt drinks account for a segment of the total carbonate volumes consumed in the country.

Generator brands battle for market share amidst growing darkness in Nigeria

Manufacturers and distributors of generator sets seem to have discovered a new ‘comfort zone’ in the Nigerian market.
Sports betting

How Nigeria’s sports betting industry is rapidly growing among teeming youth population

The relatively new sports betting industry has been growing rapidly, leveraging on an increase in internet penetration in the country.
L-R: IMF MD, Christine Lagarde and Jim Kim, the World Bank president

Key takeaway on Nigeria as World Bank marks 2018 annual meetings

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank kicked off event to mark the 2018 Annual Meeting in Bali Indonesia on October 8th through...

How growing awareness is expanding Nigeria’s condom market

The Nigerian market has become one of the most sought after for makers of condoms on the continent.
MTN Group Limited

MTN staff observe stay at home as NLC begins strike

MTN has ordered the closure of its Nigerian office whilst the strike action persists.
Mercedes Benz vs Toyota

Mercedez Benz, Toyota battle for market share in Nigeria

The Nigerian market has become the most sought after for car makers on the continent.
Jim Ovia

What we’ve learnt so far from Jim Ovia’s Africa Rise And Shine

What do you do when there is a new book written by one of Africa’s most successful businessmen?
energy drinks

Monster Energy drink leads Nigeria’s Energy drink market amidst health concerns

In recent times, there has been an increase in the number of energy drinks in the Nigerian market.

All red and Sweet…foreign brands dominate Nigeria’s Tomato Paste market

Tomato is an important vegetable (technically fruit) rich in the deposit of vitamins, mineral, and iron.

Golden Penny Spaghetti is wining the Spaghetti war

Pasta has become a popular meal found in many homes across the country.

Product Review: Tecno is leading the mobile phone market in Nigeria

This week on Product review we take a look at the Nigerian Phone market.

New snacks are knocking out Meat Pie from event tables

Social events in Nigeria have become bigger than they were about 30 years ago.

The battle of Milk brands has one clear winner

The Nigerian dairy industry is not new to rivalry.

Battle of the Detergents suggest one clear winner

The changing strategies in the battle for consumers’ pockets in the detergent market have remarkably shifted the overall narrative of brand activities in the sector.

The fight for diaper market share has only one winner.

There has been a paradigm shift from the use of cloth diapers to disposable diapers among nursing mothers in the country.

Nigeria’s triangular beer war on the rise with the arrival of Budweiser

Africa is the fastest growing region for beer consumption.

How these two ride-hailing platforms are struggling for market space

The number of ride-sharing platforms is on the increase in the country. Gone are the days when the only option for public transportation was either hopping on rusty and dirty Danfo buses, or hailing taxis from the roadsides.

These brands of vegetable oil battle for market share

Nigerians are lovers of tasty meals and globally, vegetable oils continue to play crucial roles in the preparation of such meals.

These brands are fighting hard to topple Gala as Nigeria’s ‘Sausage king’

Sausage roll is a piece of sausage meat baked in a roll of spiced pastry or dough.

Bigi Apple drink is squeezing Lacasera out

The carbonated soft drinks (CSD) segment in the country has continued to grow, despite the recent economic contraction which reduced purchasing powers of consumers. The entrance of new products such as La casera drink and Bigi Apple drink into the market has further intensified battle in that segment.


Central Bank of Nigeria

CBN is set to recapitalise Nigerian banks again

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has announced that the apex bank is set to recapitalise Nigerian commercial banks.
Julian Osula, Julian's Luxury

Meet Julian Osula, the billionaire who disrupted traffic with a helicopter

Finally, the identity of the billionaire that disrupted traffic along Lagos-Benin Expressway has been revealed.
NPF Microfinance Bank loses N230 million to rogue staff

NPF Microfinance Bank loses N230 million to rogue staff

NPF Microfinance Bank in its 2018 financial statements disclosed a staff defrauded the bank of N230 million.